Examining ownership succession plans for 13 NFL franchises

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Would you like to see the Bears remain in the family, or be sold after Virginia passes away?

  1. Yes, I'd like it to remain a family owned franchise after Virginia passes away.

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  2. No, I'd like to see someone buy the Bears.

    3 vote(s)
    18.8%
  3. Other option (let us know what that option is)

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  1. Ski-Whiz

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    Yeah I understand that.

    TO THIS DAY people argue with me on the Bears firing Lovie Smith. Most aren't even Bears fans. They don't understand why we fired a coach that went 10-6.

    They just don't understand..
     
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    10-6 1 year anomoly compared to the last several 7-9 to 9-7 records.
     
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    Ski-Whiz George Halas
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    What some fans fail to see is that issues are being addressed.

    During the Lovie era, he never fixed anything. Seriously. What did he fix? I can't think of anything.

    This new front office is about pouring attention on sqeeky wheels.
     
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  4. JustAnotherBearsFan99

    JustAnotherBearsFan99 Assistant Head Coach
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    I had no idea the McCaskeys had a guy who knew what he was doing football-wise. George is the 8th oldest child, so he probably never developed a sense of entitlement & was probably an afterthought compared with his siblings. Sounds like he never had a sense of entitlement as a big shot. He was just a hidden gem who began working part-time for the Bears in high school doing odd-jobs. He'd even help out at summer training camp too when he was young. He ended up working in ticket sales and was eventually put in charge of that.

    He seems to just be a guy who grew up a crazy Bears fan like us, but also a guy who got a grass roots understanding of the franchise from the ground up. Once he got his shot he made some gutsy moves that frankly I never thought any McCaskey would make. Letting a 10-win coach who was the third most winning coach in your franchise history, was a bold move. The guy wants to win as much as we fans want to win - because he's a fan too. He cares. He's surrounded himself with quality people who can really make the franchise special in the modern super-bowl era.

    The guy is still relatively young so maybe we'll have him around for a good long time. I hope so. I don't want some crazy guy buying the team and doing the Jerry Jones thing running it into the ground. There are a lot of goofy owners of professional sports franchises. Once you get one they tend to hang on for decades too. Years of misery and losing.
     
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    To sum it up ... we have a football guy as an owner. Worked form the ground up and makes decisions solely based on what is good fro the team ... What a concept!
     
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    Well I voted for a change only if Oprah buy them and starts giving away free season tickets..........to me! :7 2 202v[1]:



    Otherwise no. We're in good hands now.
     
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